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Re: Fixing pg_dump

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Christopher Kings-Lynne <chriskl(at)familyhealth(dot)com(dot)au>
Cc: Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Fixing pg_dump
Date: 2004-06-24 15:53:45
Message-ID: 14760.1088092425@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Christopher Kings-Lynne <chriskl(at)familyhealth(dot)com(dot)au> writes:
> I intend to make new archives created with 7.5 pg_dump have the fix, and 
>   restoring pre 7.5 binary dumps will have exactly the previous 
> behaviour.  The reason for this is that extracting the acls and owners 
> to the end requires scanning the entire archive twice - not necessarily 
> something we want to do (is it?)

I might be wrong about this, but I had the idea that the entire archive
TOC gets loaded into memory, and so there'd be no noticeable penalty in
scanning it twice.

			regards, tom lane

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